The Robotics FAQ
This is probably the most important link on the whole page. This FAQ collects
questions and comments posted on the comp.robotics.* newsgroups, and is an excellent
place to start looking for more information.
This mini-FAQ has a collection of links to further information. The comments
are excellent, and this is a good starting spot.
Robot Competition FAQ
A list of robot contests and competitions, including links to the competition
sites and reviews of the rules and regulations.
The Metal Construction Set FAQ
Slanted toward robotics enthusiasts rather than collectors, this site covers
Meccano/Erector, Exacto, Temsi, and Marklin Metall.
Parallel Port FAQ
A brief tutorial about interfacing to your IBM PC's parallel port - one of the
easiest ways to collect data and control outputs (lights, motors, etc).
Realtime computing FAQ
This is a summary of Q&A postings to comp.realtime - and includes a large amount
of information regarding real-time systems, and where you can go to learn more.
8051, 68hc11, COP8, Micro FAQ
This contains a link to both the 8051 uCPU FAQ and the embedded processor FAQ from
the newsgroups: comp.arch.embedded, comp.robotics.misc, comp.realtime, sci.electronics.design,
alt.comp.hardware.homebuilt, and etc.